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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Welcome to the British Aikido Board

The British Aikido Board seeks to:-

  • Represent the majority of bona fide organisations practicing aikido in the United Kingdom.
  • Support, encourage and promote the highest standards of aikido within an environment of mutual respect for offering styles practiced.
  • Raise awareness of the value of aikido not only as a contributor towards healthy living, but also in the development of adults, young people and children, without regard to race, gender or creed.

The British Aikido Board operates primarily through its member Associations. There are 35 currently Full Member Associations with 12 Associate and Probationary Member Associations of regional and national status, who each retain their independence, both technically and financially, with a combined membership of some 5,000 , which includes 1204 instructors holding current Coaching Awards.

The Board is recognised by Sport England , as the only governing body for aikido in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

 

The Board seeks to further the advancement of all styles of aikido and to establish and monitor standards of safety and behaviour for practitioners of aikido.

The Board advises member Associations on all relevant UK and European legislation and procedures and develops appropriate policies and codes of practice.

Other services provided include:-
•  Insurance cover, for members, instructors and Associations.
•  Promotion of a Nationally recognised Coaching Scheme in conjunction with UK Coaching / Sport England.
•  Organising a National Courses.
•  Supporting initiatives to encourage the teaching of Aikido in schools.
•  Publishing Newsletters and specialist information bulletins eg. Safeguarding and Coaching.

The Board has completed a number of initiatives, arising from the work of their major Governance Audit and through the adoption of a wide range of recommendations, contained in their Aikido Development Plan will support their key objective of encouraging all Aikido groups to join together under this “Aikido umbrella”.

  • Establish Mindfulness

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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Flowchart Safeguarding Incident occurred inside Aikido

ACTION TO TAKE IF THE INCIDENT OCCURRED INSIDE THE SPORT

If a child informs you directly that he/she is being abused in an Aikido environment
OR,
through your own observations
OR,
through a third party you become aware of possible abuse or poor practice within the Aikido environment.

You must REACT IMMEDIATELY.   Follow the template below:

 

 

This page is part of the BAB Safeguarding Policy which is held as a PDF document in the download area (shown below) and should be considered as the only reference document.

Although these pages will be kept up to date as much as possible they may not be as current or may be abridged in comparison to the Safeguarding Policy. After reading any information here please reconfirm from the latest version of the Safeguarding Policy.

Safeguarding
Anti - Bullying PolicyMarch 201013-10-2011
Appendix J to the BAB Child Protection PolicyRevised Jun 200813-10-2011
BAB Case Management & Streering Groups minutes April 2020Ver 119-05-2010
BAB Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy (CSPP) See supporting Document ListJuly 201529-04-2018
BAB Child Safeguarding Policy - (October 2010)October 2010 Version 1.113-10-2011
Changing Room Policy - Including Club responsibilities after a training sessionMarch 201013-10-2011
Child Transport PolicyMarch 201013-10-2011
Club Welfare Officer Support Pack to Accompany CPSU Safeguarding DVDVer 120-04-2010
Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosures and Independent Authority RegistrationMarch 201022-03-2010
Dress CodeMarch 201022-03-2010
Drugs and Weight Management - Sport AikidoMarch 201022-03-2010
Electronic CommunicationsMarch 201022-03-2010
Guidance on Children and Adults on the mat togetherMarch 201022-03-2010
Information Sheet - Complaints or Allegation against BAB MemberVer 1 Dec 200914-01-2010
Inportant Information re CRB Checks Decmber 2009Dec 200922-01-2010
Joining a Club - Suggested Welcome letter to Parents & ChildrenMarch 201022-03-2010
Photographic and Image PolicyMarch 201013-10-2011
Recruitment and DBS Guidance5th May 201610-03-2017
Relay Issue 10 - Child Protection in Sports Unit NewletterAutumn 200906-11-2009
Role of the Association Child Protection OfficerMarch 201022-03-2010
Role of the BAB Child Protection Case Management Group (CMG)March 201022-03-2010
Role of the BAB Child Protection Steering GroupMarch 201022-03-2010
Role of the Club Welfare OfficerMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - Action to take if the incident occurred inside the sport (flow chart)March 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - Action to take if the incident occurred outside the sport (flow chart)March 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding - Late Collection PolicyMarch 201013-10-2011
Safeguarding - Missing Child PolicyMarch 201013-10-2011
Safeguarding - The Coach Code of Conduct and responsibilities within their relationship of trustMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding Incident Report FormMarch 201022-03-2010
Safeguarding Recruitment Policy - Volunteers & EmployeesMarch 201022-03-2010
Supporting document for BAB Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy (CSPP)29 April 201829-04-2018
The law on smacking children (From Children`s Legal Centre)None06-11-2009
Useful Child Safeguarding Contact Details - (Information sheet for clubs)March 201022-03-2010
Vetting and Barring Scheme GuidanceOctober 200906-11-2009
Vulnerable Adults Info Sheet22/9/201122-09-2011
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  • Establish Mindfulness

  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.

  • Entering Amazon from here before you purchase ensures the BAB is supported by Amazon.

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